Average Bench: 51.7% (700th of 1316)

Based on 33,263 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 51.7% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 48.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 76.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 64.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,263 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 Memory 76.7 89.7
19.4 1-Core 64.1 77.9
33.6 2-Core 110 139
53.5% 83.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
50.4 4-Core 157 189
51.4 8-Core 160 189
21.6% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.9 64-Core 160 190
10.8% 160 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 122
59% 92.4 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 189
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 86.8
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 129
62% 97.1 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 143
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 81.3
1-Core 51.8
2-Core 94.7
50% 75.9 Pts
4-Core 95.4
8-Core 123
14% 109 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 60.5
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 108
49% 79.6 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 137
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.1
1-Core 13.5
2-Core 45.8
28% 38.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 176
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,115,276 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 7,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $94

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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